What Is Social Host liability?
Under Minnesota social host liability laws, adults who serve or provide alcohol to minors can be held liable if the minor person who was provided alcohol kills or injures another person. Minnesota does allow a civil cause of action against a social host who provides alcohol to those who are under 21.. Priscilla Lord was part of the Robert Wood Johnson sponsored study group that wrote the Social Host laws. She helped to lobby the legislature that resulted in the passage of the Social Host law. in 2000.